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Lankan Tamil issue to be raised in India’s Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Tamil Nadu State Assembly on same day

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 D.B.S. Jeyaraj
Sri Lanka Tamil issue likely to be raised in India’s Upper&Lower houses of Parliament&Tamil Nadu legislative assembly today August 11th 2011.Tamil Nadu politicians in well-coordinated moves plan to raise the Sri LankanTamil issue in the central&state legislatures simultaneously.

D.Raja of Communist Party of India (CPI) has given notice to raise this issue in the short duration discussion period in the Rajya Sabha.

5 Upper House MP’s from different parties, ethnicities & states are signatories to D.Raja’s motion requesting a discussion in the Rajya Sabha.

Among signatories cutting across state,partyðnic lines are Sitaram Yechury, Manohar Joshi, Syed Azeez Pasha, SS Ahluwaliya & Vikram Verma.

The Lankan Tamil issue will be raised in the lower house/Lok Sabha on Aug 11th by the Dravida Munnetra kazhagham(DMK)led by M.Karunanidhi.

The DMK’s Parliamentary group leader TR Balu is expected to raise the issue on behalf of the party in the Lok Sabha in a synchronised move.

Sparks are also expected to fly in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly where the Sri Lankan Tamil issue is likely to be raised today Aug 11.

Members representing the ruling All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham(AIADMK)will raise the issue in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly.

Sri Lankan defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s media interview to India’s”Headlines Today”is likely to figure prominently in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu media have noted that references made by the SL def secy to Tamil Nadu chief minister Ms.Jayalalithaa Jayaram have caused anger.

According to Indian media speculation Mr.Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is likely to be under heavy fire in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly today.

This is a bundle of tweets posted on Twitter by DBS Jeyaraj

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